The Drastic Physiological Differences Between Fasting And Eating Less
There are a lot of people using both method for keeping their weight under control.
Intermittent fasting is not for everyone. It is not something that anyone needs to do, it is just another tool in the toolbox that can be useful for some people.
If you decide to try either method out, then keep in mind that you need to eat healthy as well.
Here is one person's thoughts on fasting.
*NOTE* One of the key things in being able to fast in a healthy matter is entering the state of ketosis – that is, switching your metabolism from burning carbohydrate to burning fat.
*Considering most people have been burning carbohydrate their whole lives* this can make fasting a challenge.
Upton Sinclair recommends doing quite long fasts – 12 days, but you may want to work your way up to longer fasts. Unless you are relatively keto adapted (or have experience with fasting of course), it's important that you take precautions while doing a fast.
Fasting isn't inherently dangerous, *but diving into fasting when your body is in no way geared for it can be.*
I recommend doing more research before doing longer fasts. “The Complete Guide to Fasting” is a good book to start with.
As Tim Ferris puts it: Please don't do anything stupid and kill yourself. It would make us both quite unhappy.
Fasting can be done in many different ways. Six different ways are detailed in this blog article.
Calories still count, and food quality is still absolutely crucial for any diet.
This is an interesting video – have a look.
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